Tag: valentines day

Five Tips for a Long-Distance Relationship

Advice for how to make your relationship last BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Distance is not what ruins long-distance relationships. It can make some issues more difficult to resolve, but it is not what ruins long-distance relationships. Here are five tips…

What Is Love?

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, find out what Mason students think of the holiday BY ANGELIQUE ARINTOK, STAFF WRITER In 2019, the expected amount of Americans celebrating Valentine’s Day is down to 51 percent compared to 63 percent back…

Long Distance Relationships at Mason

Students give their experiences with long distance relationships BY BROOKE LEWITAS, STAFF WRITER According to the Journal of Communication in 2013, 75 percent of college students have been in or are currently in a long distance relationship.  When we think…

In Defense of Flowers

BY SUSAN KATHRINE CORKRAN, STAFF WRITER Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, with all of the candy hearts and ribbon-bound boxes of chocolate associated with the occasion. Social media marks the 14th of February with a barrage of jewelry ads, Instagram posts…

OPINION: Hacking Online Dating

By Alexander Kenny, Columnist On Valentine’s Day, campus couples exhibit more PDA than usual. That night, they’ll spend way too much on surf & turf, then exchange flowers, chocolate and fluids. They will smooch during a 90s movie starring Tom…

What Valentine’s Day is, according to Mason students

VALENTINE’S DAY HAS DIFFERENT MEANINGS FOR MASON STUDENTS By Huong Cao, Staff Writer Many people think of Valentine’s Day as a joyful occasion when they get to show love to their significant others. But in reality, not everyone has a…

To Swipe or Not to Swipe?

THE DOS AND DON’TS FOR DATING APPS By Cat Tong, Staff Writer In a generation where phones and technology are on the rise and our daily lives become busier and busier, there is simply no time for “traditional dating.” It…

Spend the special day of love with those close to your heart

CHECK OUT SOME SWEET IDEAS FOR A VALENTINE’S DAY CELEBRATION WITH LOVED ONES… By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and many are excited to share this special day of love with their significant other….

Top 10: Grossing rom-coms of all time

Just in time for Valentine’s Day   The following numbers reflect lifetime gross. Information courtesy of  Box Office Mojo. Used with permission.   1) “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” | $241,438,208 2) “What Women Want” | $182,811,707 3) “Hitch” |…

A Valentine’s Day mixtape

No more mushy love songs. Here are five tracks that won’t make your crush blush.   BY MACKENZIE REAGAN, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF   While cheesy love songs have their place—high school dances, first dances at weddings, weeknight karaoke—for the most part, they’re…